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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

February 20, 2009 7:23 am Published by 3 Comments

So when blackberries were on sale recently, they had blueberries on sale too. I had to have them. I decided to use those blueberries in this cheesecake recipe that Mary posted on her site Meet Me in the Kitchen. The recipe comes from Tyler Florence via the Food Network. Now I only had 6 oz.... Read More


Cuban Bread

February 19, 2009 7:32 am Published by 11 Comments

This is a really quick and easy bread recipe. It can be done in under 1 1/2 hours. This bread ends up with a deep brown color, rather than a golden brown. It has a nice crunchy crust and a dense and chewy inside. Delicious! I got this recipe from Stephanie at Fun Foods on... Read More


Molten Lava Cakes

February 18, 2009 7:24 am Published by 10 Comments

For Valentine’s I decided to try these Molten Lava Cakes for me and my hubby for dessert. I found this recipe at a site called ourbestbites.com. I decided to give it a try. Several of the other recipes I had required additional egg yolks or separating the eggs and beating up the whites. This one... Read More


Blackberry Cake Mix Muffins

February 17, 2009 7:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I love berries. I love them all: blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries. They recently had blackberries on sale at my local store and I had to buy some. Then I remembered I had a recipe for cake mix muffins I had been holding on to for a while to try. It came from a fellow... Read More


Pina Colada Dipping Sauce

February 16, 2009 9:18 am Published by 5 Comments

For Valentine’s my hubby and I stayed in for dinner. He loves Red Lobster’s coconut shrimp with pina colada dipping sauce, so I decided on that for our main dish. I always go the easy route when it comes to the shrimp. I used to buy it at Sam’s Club, however, they haven’t had it... Read More


Tangy Tuna Croissants

February 14, 2009 10:20 am Published by 2 Comments

Here is a great recipe for lunch or an easy dinner. I adapted from a recipe on Priscilla’s Baking Adventures. I love tuna and this recipe included some ingredients that you don’t usually add to your tuna. And put it on a croissant and you can’t loose! This takes it a step up from the... Read More


Sugar Cookie Bars

February 13, 2009 7:23 am Published by 40 Comments

This will be the last sweet treat I post for Valentine’s. Sugar cookies tend to be a Valentine traditional for a lot of people. If you want sugar cookies for Valentine’s, but don’t want all of the work, this could be your answer, Sugar Cookie Bars. This recipe comes from Annemarie at Taste Buds. Annemarie... Read More


Crock Pot Rotisserie Chicken

February 12, 2009 7:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I recently came across this recipe for a rotisserie chicken that you make in the crock pot. I found it on recipezaar. I love rotisserie chicken and figured it was work trying this out. After cooking this in the crock pot the skin wasn’t crispy, so I put the chicken in a baking dish and... Read More


Shockingly Simple Symphony Pie

February 11, 2009 7:21 am Published by 11 Comments

Here’s another great dessert. If you want to make a sweet for your sweetie for Valentine’s but are short on time, this could be your answer. This pie is quick and easy, but it’s also tasty and impressive. Who knew that chocolate, water, and cool whip in a pie crust could taste this good. I... Read More


Egg Cups

February 10, 2009 7:21 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Here is a nice way to present bacon and eggs for breakfast. I found this recipe at Just Eat Food. This turns out like a hard boiled egg wrapped in bacon. Next time I’m going to get thin slices of bacon. That way the bacon will cook faster and I’ll be able to get a... Read More